Phrasal Verbs with 'Try'

Try back

Phone back

Example:I called but they weren't in, so I'll TRY BACK later.

Try for

Make an attempt to get something

Example:I'm going to TRY FOR the job.

Try it on

Provoke someone by being annoying or behaving badly

Example:The children were TRYING IT ON all night until I lost my temper.

Try it on

Attempt to get something, usually by deceit, without great hopes of success

Example:He knew I wasn't got to let him do it- he was just TRYING IT ON.

Try on

Put clothes on to see if they fit

Example:I TRIED the jacket ON before I bought it.

Try out


Example:Scientists are TRYING OUT a new drug in the fight against the disease.

Try out

Test something to see if you like it or want to buy it

Example:I TRIED OUT the program before I bought it.

Try out for

Be tested for a sports team

Example:He TRIED OUT FOR the baseball team.